Posts tagged 'hockey life'

NHL Rookies: Hughes vs. Makar

What a season it was for NHL rookies throughout the league, with most of the spotlight and hype surrounding the first and second overall draft picks, Jack Hughes of the Devils and Kaapo Kakko of the Rangers. Both started to come into their own and show highlights of elite-level skill while both playing for underperforming teams.
June 4, 2020

NHL Return to Play Plan

On Tuesday afternoon, league commissioner Gary Bettman announced the NHL’s Return to Play Plan for the playoffs, thus effectively ending the regular season. This announcement was delivered via a 16-minute video, which was complicated regarding certain topics, so we’re here to break it down.
May 28, 2020

First Look: CCM AS3 Pro Hockey Skates

CCM is excited to bring to you the latest iteration of their popular Super Tacks line with the introduction of the AS3 Pro Skates! With the integration of their one-piece boot construction, the newest Super Tacks line is the most advanced to date! Let’s take a quick look at some of the details.
May 1, 2020

How to Select Kickpoint

Finding the “right” stick kickpoint is all a matter of preference and can take some time to determine which one works best for you. The position you play, the shot type you take the most, and upper body strength will all factor in to which one you go with.
March 13, 2020

Off the Ice Podcast: Episode 2

On this month’s episode of our Off the Ice Podcast, we had a number of different topics to discuss. Starting things off, we got into a quick discussion about the two hottest sticks currently on the hockey market; the Bauer Nexus ADV and the True AX9. We gave a quick overview of both, but for more in-depth details check out the Nexus ADV here and the AX9 here.
February 28, 2020

How to Size Hockey Gloves

Hockey gloves are a key element of your overall hockey equipment package. But they do more than just provide protection for your hands, they also offer a comfortable and solid grip on your stick. In order to get the best use and protection, it’s important to make sure you wear the proper size hockey gloves.
February 21, 2020

Bauer Nexus ADV Hockey Stick

Not only does Bauer make some of the highest-quality hockey products on the market, but they are also known for their innovation and pushing the boundaries of “traditional” hockey gear. Following suit, Bauer has created their most advanced, and possibly their most talked-about, stick to date, the Nexus ADV Intermediate Hockey Stick!
February 17, 2020

Bauer Supreme ADV Hockey Stick

Back in early 2018, we started to see a few leaks of what was then an unseen, and somewhat secretive, hockey stick from Bauer. Shortly after, Bauer announced their plans to release their lightest and most exclusive hockey stick ever made, the Vapor ADV.
October 11, 2019

First Look CCM Trigger 4 Pro Hockey Stick

New to hit the ice for the 2019-2020 season is CCM’s latest addition to their low-kick stick line with the introduction of the Trigger 4 Pro Stick! Featuring an improved shaft geometry and blade, it’s no question that the Trigger 4 Pro Stick is CCM’s most advanced to date. Let’s take a quick look at some of the details.
October 4, 2019
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